Tuesday, 23 May 2017
| Chile earthquake: major quake strikes off coast but no tsunami expected

Added: 24.04.2017 23:50 | 23 views | 0 comments


Authorities initially ordered a preventative evacuation of the coastal area near Valparaíso before quake of magnitude 7.1 hit 22 miles off of the west coast
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck off the west coast of , rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks.
No major damage was immediately apparent, according to an assessment by Chile’s emergency services. The Chilean Navy and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quake was not expected to cause a tsunami.

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